More than 20,000 books were gutted when a fire broke out in a library run by a private trust in Bangalore in the wee hours today, police said. Two fire tenders took half an hour to douse the flames, they said.
Manjunath, trust owner and a BJP member, in his police complaint alleged that the fire was the handiwork of a JDS candidate, Anjanappa, who is contesting the coming polls to city corporation from Padmanabhanagar ward, where the library is located.
Police said investigations were on.
Full report here PTI
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